1967, The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song “Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite” at Abbey Road studio’s, London. John’s lyrics for the song came almost entirely from an antique poster advertising a … (read more…)
Song Of the Day by Eric Berman – Album Review: The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett by Eels
(Editor’s note: This review originally was published on April 29, 2014)
I love Eels. Mark Oliver Everett (aka “E” aka “Eels”) is a terrific songwriter with an interesting back story which has becom … (read more…)
1965, The Who perform at the Marquee Club where they are filmed for French television p … (read more…)
Song of The Day by Eric Berman – “She’s My Baby” by Wings
Wings At The Speed Of Sound, the 1976 album where this song is from is one of Paul McCartney’s slighter efforts recorded quickly to have a some product on the shelves in time for the Wings Over America tour of 1976. That said, it does have its charms. … (read more…)
1964, The Dave Clark Five appeared on the UK TV show Thank Your Lucky Stars.
1965, American singer and pianist Nat King Cole died of lung cancer. His first … (read more…)
Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Heaven On Their Minds” from “Jesus Christ Superstar”
With Passover and Easter this week, today’s Song Of The Day reaches for the Bible.
I’m not a big fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber…you can keep Cats, Phantom and Evita…or the Bible for that matter, b … (read more…)
1967, The Doors play the Whisky A Go-Go in Los Angeles.
1967, Jimi Hendrix appeared at Gray’s Club in Tilbury, Essex, England.
1968, Manfred Ma … (read more…)